Maintenance Mechanic - Manufacturing

A global building and industrial materials leader is seeking a qualified Maintenance Mechanic to be a part of their team in their Dallas, TX location to develop and implement solutions for automated systems. You will work 12-hour rotating shifts (7 AM - 7 PM) and get every other weekend off! This company truly cares about its people!

They offer competitive pay with significant incentive opportunities and other benefits that fit your needs... from great health care coverage to generous PTO.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Energy Control Procedures (ECP's) and Lock Tag Try (LTT) system. Respect for the potential hazards within the manufacturing operation. Training and regular auditing of the process.
  • Fluent in the language of the plant.
  • Computer literacy – email, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Safe rigging procedures.
  • Forklift operation, licensed – will provide certification.
  • PLC basics -- Ability to use a laptop for troubleshooting and see what limit switch or photo eye isn't working and ability to adjust where needed. Internal various timers in the program; the ability to access status files to diagnose and clear PLC faults.
  • Troubleshooting basics, how to analyze a problem and step to the root cause. Help reduce cycle time to problem resolution and eliminates the “replace and see what happens method”.
  • Must have a minimum of two years of plant experience or have demonstrated capability and knowledge to troubleshoot major plant systems.
  • Installs, modifies, or maintains plant equipment and assists in determining appropriate methods to accomplish these tasks.
  • Must work safely and follow all documented and “common sense” safety policies and procedures.
  • Read, understand, and analyze blueprints and other technical data references.
  • Expert use of hand and power tools.
  • Inspects plant equipment to identify potential problems prior to breakdown occurrences.
  • Complies with good housekeeping practices on the job and ensures work areas are clean and picked up after each job completion.
  • Follows all environmental compliance policies & programs.
  • Work as instructed with outside contractors.
 
Mechanical:
 
  • Machining bores, keyways, drill press, grinding; lathe, and mill operation.
  • Ability to properly, precision align belt, gear or direct coupled shafts using proper tools to specified tolerances.
  • Understanding of lubrication principles and bearing tolerances and basic bearing "physics"-I.E. how it works in terms of the need for extreme care, keeping clean, etc.
  • Hydraulic systems understanding - hydraulic flow principles. Effects of pipe sizes and valves on pressure drops, making proper fittings per system requirements, proper valve application, etc. Applied to water systems, hot oil, and hydraulic systems.
  • Same as above for compressed air and steam, (where applicable) systems.
  • Understanding of pump basics and operating characteristics including effects of suction pressures, head pressures, sealing/packing techniques.
  • Ability to track conveyor belts properly and understanding the physics of belt operation and tracking including bucket elevators; belt splicing.
  • Ability to read air and power fluid schematics.
  • Basic welding for all; structural and piping welding for at least one craft per plant.
  • Pipefitting – alignment, flange, threading.
  • Basic electrical component “how they work” understanding: solenoids, motors, heaters, contacts, and photo eyes.
  • Ultrasonic rotating equipment troubleshooting.
 
Electrical:

 
  • Basic industrial electrical code.
  • Capability to read schematics and P&ID drawings.
  • Fusing, thermal overload protection, wire sizing, motor theory, etc.
  • AC, DC and Servo drive system (basics).
  • Be able to safely conduct motor control and power circuit troubleshooting. Understand fuse sizing, take motor amp readings, understand basic DC motor control, etc.
  • Ability to fully troubleshoot drives-DC and AC variable frequency, and communicate technically with outside technical support when needed.
  • Ability to fully understand the various control loops in the plant including IM/APC systems and weight control equipment.
  • Fully competent in electrical noise avoidance-grounding, shielding, etc.
  • Burner system understanding, troubleshooting and properly tuning
  • Comply with all plant rules
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • All other duties as assigned or needed
  • Regular attendance on site and ability to rotate to varying shifts

Qualifications/Education Requirements:

  • High School, GED, or equivalent
  • Complete and pass testing and/or training provided by the site.
  • Must be able to learn the responsibilities of this position.
  • Preferably five (5) years in a related maintenance trade or occupation that involved electrical, hydraulic machinery and equipment in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and have a basic understanding of blueprints.
  • Basic ability and knowledge of welding practices and hydraulic circuitry.
  • Advanced understanding of electrical circuitry.
  • Must have the ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Must be able to work independently or in a team atmosphere with minimal direct supervision with drive toward accomplishment, and to produce high quality work.

It is a requirement to be a U.S. citizen OR have valid proof of authorization to work in the United States.

Company
Job Juncture
Posted
09/15/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Irving, TX 75084, US